Audit Senior

Michael Page Finance
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

You will be joining a vibrant well established team. An environment that drives career progression. This role is based in Swindon with lots of client exposure and a degree of autonomy as an Audit Senior

Client Details

Our client are a leading Firm in Accountancy Practice, with Offices based in Swindon and throughout Wiltshire.

Our client are able to provide advice on all aspects of accountancy such as accounts preparation, audit and tax as well as a range of more specialised services such as: Forensic Accounting, Corporate Finance, Tax Consultancy, Business Recovery & Insolvency, and Elite Payroll Service.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities for this Audit Senior role based

Audit accounts, interpreting and verifying all information provided by clients.

Prepare annual and management accounts ensuring details are accurate.

Complete basic tax computations for clients.

Compose letters to clients, tax office and the registrar of companies.

Write clear file notes which can be easily understood by others.

Produce neat working papers to reflect the accounts produced (ensuring clear cross-references).

Complete detailed schedules for each set of accounts to ensure the analysis is clear and logical.

Identify problems with data provided by clients.

Plan and prioritise work according to client and partner needs/deadlines and instructions.

Delegate and explain work to junior members of the team, clearly explaining priorities.

Advise and coach junior members of the team concerning work to be completed.


The level of experience required for this Audit Senior role in Swindon is:

  • Qualified/part qualified ACA/ACCA or qualified by experience.
  • Acting as an audit senior.
  • Preparation of statutory accounts.
  • Use of Microsoft Excel & Word.
  • Dealing with owner managed businesses.
  • Experience of charity or pension audits
  • Managing junior staff while out on audit.
  • Preparation of corporation tax computations.
  • Use of Sage Instant/Line 50
  • Use of Iris practice software

Further attributes that are needed:

  • Effective communication skills - telephone, emails, letters, reports
  • Good customer care skills
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills
  • Able to work in an organised manner to strict deadlines - planning, diary management, department systems set up and maintenance
  • Interpersonal skills - able to build relationships both internally and with clients

Job Offer

Flexible working location between other offices. Availability to visit client premises as and when required to. Great team environment and career progression is available if this is an aspiration of your aspirations?